Annual Meeting and Elections, 2016

The meeting was called to order by President Alicia McVicker at 6:25 p.m. Alicia thanked everyone for attending. Ann Lawson presented Eleonore and Lou Hoesl with a beautiful pine needle basket made for them by Ann’s friend Georgeanna with pine needles they had brought to her from Mammoth.

It was moved by Sally Lash and seconded by Ann Lawson that the minutes of the 2015 Annual Meeting be approved as written.

Officers’ reports were requested.

PRESIDENT: Alicia McVicker thanked her Board for being the best ever and she felt the club had had a wonderful year.

TREASURER: Sally Lash reported our current net worth to be approximately $15,000. Her duties as GSC’s chief financial officer include not only writing checks and making deposits but also checking our P.O. Box, filing taxes, checking to see our corporate status is current and preparing monthly reports.

V.P. SOCIAL: : Marie Giusto reported that she had been in charge of nine social events including the 2015 Instalation of Officers; Palo Casino trip; Summer Luau; Oktoberfest; Halloween Party; Christmas Party; St. Valentine’s Party and St. Patrick’s Day Party. She said that due to the many service auction events she sometimes had a hard time scheduling the club’s regular parties but she worked it all out and enjoyed doing it.

MEMBERSHIP: Jim Peet reported that we have 93 paid members. Jim was responsible for collecting all membership dues,compiling the 2016 roster and helping to get the Nachrichten out throughout the year. He thanked Ann for all her help with the renewal forms, labels and other assistance.

V.P. SPECIAL: Ann Lawson reported that her duties included running the service auction which brought in about $5,000, running the club’s annual trip to Snowmass in 2016; attending L.A. Council’s monthly meetings as representative and liaison with GSC and reporting back to the Board. Ann also has been working on getting our trophy case moved from its present home in Mammoth to its new home in the Ski Library in Norco.

NACHRICHTEN: Jane Peet reported publishing 5 issues of the Nachrichten in 2015-16, each containing news of club events, birthdays, pictures and articles of service auction events, FWSA news and anything else of interest to the membership. 49 copies are mailed out and the rest go out by means of our website. The average cost of each publication for printing and postage is $145.00. Jane thanked all who contributed articles, etc., especially Fred Yamashsita and Tom Swift for photos and Ann Lawson for labels.

Bruce Campbell suggested that the membership show their thanks to the Board for their service by way of acclamation.

ELECTION of OFFICERS: In his capacity as Nominating Committee Chairman, Bob Wildman passed out the ballot for the slate of officers running. There being no nominations from the floor, Norbert Knapp moved that the slate of officers as presented be elected by acclamation. Seconded by Sandra Knapp. MSP

The 2016-2017 Board is as follows:

President: Philip Grant
Secretary: Sally Lash alternating with Ann Lawson and Cheryl Graffi
Treasurer: Sally Lash
VP Social: Marie Guisto
VP Membership: Mariam Corbett
VP Special: Ann Lawson
Nachrichten Editor: Jim and Jane Peet

Bob Wildman will continue as Presidential Advisor

Copies of all officers’ reports are attached to the original minutes.

There being no further business before the Board the meeting was adjourned at 6:48 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Dorothy Steeves, Secretary

Grindelwald Ski Club P. O. Box 91694
Pasadena, CA 91109-1694
Member of FWSA & L.A. Council
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